Time zone and daylight saving time changes for Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Turkey, and Fiji in Windows

Summary

This article describes an update that corrects the time zone settings for Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the daylight saving time (DST) settings for Turkey and Fiji in 2015. This update applies to the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. Before you install this update, check the Prerequisites section.


This update makes the following changes.

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has created its own time zone. The new North Korea Standard Time will have a display name of "(UTC+08:30) Pyongyang."

Time zone key nameDisplay nameDST startDST end
North Korea Standard Time
(UTC+08:30) PyongyangNot applicableNot applicable

Turkey

Turkey will end DST two weeks later than usual for 2015. Clocks will turn back one hour from 04:00 to 03:00 on Sunday, November 8, 2015. This time zone will observe the following DST rules:
  • Start date: The last Sunday of March at 03:00 (clocks move forward by one hour)
  • End date: The second Sunday of November at 04:00 (clocks move backward by one hour)
Time zone key nameDisplay nameDST startDST end
Turkey Standard Time
(UTC+02:00) IstanbulLast Sunday of March at 03:00:00.000Second Sunday of November at 04:00:00.000

Fiji

DST in Fiji will now start on Sunday, November 1, 2015 and last for 11 weeks. Clocks will be set forward from 02:00 to 03:00 on November 1, 2015, and be set backward from 03:00 to 02:00 on Sunday, January 17, 2016. This time zone will observe the following DST rules:
  • Start date: The first Sunday of November at 02:00 (clocks move forward by one hour)
  • End date: The third Sunday of January at 03:00 (clocks move backward by one hour)
Time zone key nameDisplay nameDST startDST end
Fiji Standard Time
(UTC+12:00) FijiFirst Sunday of November at 02:00:00.000Third Sunday of January at 03:00:00.000

Update information

Windows 10

Microsoft Update Catalog

An update to make the listed changes for the Turkey time zone is available now from the Microsoft Update Catalog. A separate update to make the listed changes for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Fiji is scheduled to be released shortly.

To obtain the stand-alone package for the available update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista

A hotfix to make all the listed changes in Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista is available now.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft Support. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have the following update rollup or service pack installed for the indicated systems. There are no prerequisites to apply the hotfix to systems that are not listed here.

Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2


Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2


Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.



Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

File information
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